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I am a bit skeptical of the UFO stories that are in abundance on the web. For starters, why do none of professional star gazers find them? Heck, what about wide majority of amateurs who too have decent equipment.
Do I believe UFOs exist? Yes. If I find something flying which I have not seen earlier, by definition, is UFO for me.
Do I believe there are flying objects from another civilization somewhere? May be. I don't know. It would not be smart to deny their existence. However, I wonder if they exist, do they just come here for a stroll? This is a vast topic IMHO and easily ventures into various fields of study that simply confuses me.
Strictly speaking? Yes, I do believe there are UFO stories out there.
Whether I believe in them is another matter altogether.
What I'm amazed by is how the majority of people immediately make an association between "Unidentified Flying Object" with extraterrestrials when clearly, there's nothing in the definition that infers any of that.
We obsess because they're unidentified. That bothers us on a fundamental and cultural level; we like to pretend that easily defined boxes are a bad thing, then freak out when things aren't in easily defined boxes.
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."
- Benjamin Disraeli
I see Unidentified Flying Objects, UFOs, quite often. It can happen several times a day.
Then I look a little closer, and almost always I manage to identify them, at least by type (airplane, helicopter, snowball, ...).
Those objects tha go out of my view before I manage to identify them rarely have any importance to me. I do not have psychological need to put labels on every object around me, flying or not.
Of course they always attack the US. They interpret our radio signal broadcasts as vacation video brochures. The biggest conspiracy is that those movies aren't CG - they're actually taken live on site.
It isn't hard to believe in UFOs if you don't confuse the term with "extraterrestrial" like most yahoos seem to want to do. Every experimental aircraft that goes up and is seen by someone is technically a UFO as it has not yet been classified. Why do you think it happens so often near air bases?
Do I think extraterrestrials have visited this planet? I sure hope not. I mean, the way we treat our elderly, our soldiers, folks with different skin tones? Look at our own (US) government, the rich minority screwing the vast majority for more of what they already have in abundance. Nation states making war with other nations states over what - lines on a map, words in a book. I sure hope not. Ignorance rules over Sol 3 and it's embarrassing.
I mean, the way we treat our elderly, our soldiers, folks with different skin tones? Look at our own (US) government, the rich minority screwing the vast majority for more of what they already have in abundance. Nation states making war with other nations states over what - lines on a map, words in a book. I sure hope not. Ignorance rules over Sol 3 and it's embarrassing.
Not to mention that they are perfect in that their technology and intellect is 100% infallible. The converse of course is that they do crash and then there is vast, 100% perfect worldwide conspiracy which is hiding their mistakes. The later of course would make one wonder why the fallible aliens do not put humans in charge.
UFO: Unidentified Flying Object. Yes, they are real. There are hundreds of them every day where you might see something in the air that you cannot identify. Maybe it's a plane, maybe a balloon or God knows what.
If you talk about extraterrestrial stuff then I must disappoint you but you clearly must be from the US. What is wrong with you guys in the US? Nothing better to do or dream off? The obsession with this BS is just revolting!
Even the Bible contains what some maintain was a UFO sighting. Full disclosure: I regard the Bible as a mostly well-meaning fiction. But the story of Ezekiel's Wheel[^] is rather interesting, as are some of the (ahem) "theories" that have popped up over the years.
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All aspects of the phenomenon described are adequately explained by ball ligtning.
No sure what you are referring to is clear.
The original article is sourced by a company specifically set up to sensationalize extraterrestrials and several proponents of the same and it references three different events without providing much information about any of them.
I thought that video was a joke, only in that it was such a mundane sighting. I've seen better with my own eyes with my father who worked for the DIA who were in charge of investigating and deliberately debunking reports even when they knew they were legitimate. Now, with your questioning it, I realize that Disclosure really is necessary. The whole thing goes a whole lot deeper than this. One of my former workmates said that a soldier in the Pentagon told him that he once saw a saucer in a hanger. I would suggest you do a little reading and open your eyes a bit.
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